Even as the opioid epidemic escalates, many government officials may not understand the true scope of the problem. But geo-enabled data and GIS mapping tools allow communities to visualize an accurate picture of how and where opioid abuse is impacting its citizens. GIS can provide a holistic picture of drug abuse, collect data in real… Read more »
Government agencies have more data at their disposal than ever before. Esri’s Christopher Thomas discussed how best to put that data to use with GIS.
There is quite a bit of writing these days about how data is the catalyst to government innovation. Over the last several years, the conversation has turned towards how the innovation needed to face the 21st-century challenges requires us to get these data conversations right.
With so much information from multiple sources, agencies need a way to connect the dots, and that’s where data analytics comes in.
The NYC Housing Authority maintains 2,500 buildings and generates 2.6 million work orders annually, all with the assistance of data analysis.
Find out how the Veterans Affairs Department, which maintains the largest integrated health care system in the country, uses data to fine-tune its services.
For being such a small unit, the Forensic Audits and Investigative Service (FAIS) has a mammoth task: to review the integrity of programs with multi-billion dollar budgets.
Platforms like Amazon Web Services (AWS) are transforming the way government thinks about storage, integration, cybersecurity and analytics, and are helping agencies overcome common data challenges.
For many government agencies, the issue isn’t a lack of data but rather the inability to quickly analyze it and turn those insights into actions.
Cybersecurity innovations can be difficult to implement in state government. Rajiv Das, Michigan’s CSO, spoke about what his state has been up do.